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Community Mobilizer

Posted 27 days ago by World Vision
Location Iraq Job Type Permanent
Sector NGO
World Vision - Iraq Office is looking for a highly qualified and motivated person for the position of Community Mobilizer - Hamdaniyah / Kirkuk.
 
 
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The community mobilizer will work with a full team of professionals and his/her role will be to be the first contact with the community, share the project objectives, project services, and invite them to be participants in the activities and events in the center. The community mobilizer will be in constant communication with the community, with the beneficiaries, Local faith leaders, government, partner and other groups of interest established in the framework of the Livelihoods and Social Cohesion project activities.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conduct mass Community Outreach Awareness campaigns in all Project location
  • Will mobilize communities for the Center activities and the awareness raising activities/campaigns.
  • Will coordinate with the other referral actors in order to make sure that the needs are covered
  • Conduct dialogues/sessions in community with community and faith leaders and other community members
  • Ensure relevant target groups are identified and informed of the planned events/sessions in advance.
  • Resolve all challenges related to community interventions using community based approaches.
  • Prepare activities reports on regular basis and share it with management for reviews and inputs.
  • 2. Increased individuals engagement in improving skills for life with livelihood
  • Support project team to conduct a series of life-skills sessions and Social cohesion community dialogue
  • Conduct follow-up and monitoring sessions with youth who participated in life-skills training and Social cohesion activities
  • Conduct impact monitoring of the life-skills session by using impact-monitoring tools provided for the program.
  • Support team Establish neighborhood peer to peer life skill support groups
  • 3. III. Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to share with Project Coordinator
  • Keep record of weekly minutes of meeting
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology, social science and Education in emergency is needed for this position.
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in community mobilization
  • Previous working experience in Child protection is mandatory requirement.
  • Fluent in Arabic (speaking and writing).
  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.
  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)
  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)
  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure
  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team
  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards
  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as INEE Minimum Standards; familiar with Kurdish and Iraqi education system and UN cluster system (high asset)
  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies.
 
Work Environment
  • Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
  • 40 Per Cent travel required

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